Even if you live in a cold climate, you CAN grown an huge amount of different kind of fruits.
Many people who live in the northern half of the US believe that they cannot grow great tasting, organic fruit. When we first moved to mid-coast Maine, we thought similarly, believing that apples were our only real option.
We have found, however, that there is a great range of cold-hardy fruit that can be grown in zones 4-6 and there are even good options for those who live in zones 2 and 3! Apples are not the sole option for the cold-weather homestead – we have found cherries, peaches, plums and pears that all do well in those climates.
To help you start your own fruit orchard, even cold, northern climates, we’ve created a list of five of the hardiest and most reliable fruit trees. Continue reading Easily Grow Your Own Organic Fruit with 5 Super Hardy Trees